J.P. Ruurda

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BACKGROUND For patients with an identified germline E-cadherin-1 (CDH1) mutation, prophylactic gastrectomy is the treatment of choice to eliminate the high risk of developing diffuse gastric cancer. Laparoscopic total gastrectomy with jejunal pouch reconstruction is a novel approach that may be especially suitable in these patients. METHODS Patients with(More)
Laparoscopic surgery in patients with Fontan circulation is a haemodynamic challenge; venous return may be compromised by insufflation of carbon dioxide into the abdomen (increasing intra-abdominal pressure), the use of reverse Trendelenburg position and positive pressure ventilation. Combined with an increase in pulmonary vascular resistance due to(More)
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